Dr Tom Jose Kakkanattu was trained at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS- New Delhi) and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER Chandigarh), India's two top most medical institutes, for both MD (General Medicine) and DM (Nephrology). He did his MBBS from Govt Medical college Thrissur. At PGIMER, Nephrology Dept he was mentored and trained by the world leaders in Nephrology and Transplantation. He is a European board certified nephrologist by completing the European Speciality Examination in Nephrology(UK) conducted by the Royal college of Physicians- London and ERA-EDTA.

He has been trained in treatment of all nephrological conditions including acute and chronic kidney disease, Glomerulonephritis, placement of tunnelled and untunnelled dialysis catheters, kidney biopsy, AV fistula mapping, renal transplantation of HLA compatible, incompatible pairs and blood group incompatible pairs, in providing hemodialysis, ICU dialysis, CRRT and peritoneal dialysis.

His area of special interests are critical care nephrology, interventional nephrology and renal transplantation.


MBBS (Govt. Medical college Thrissur)

MD General Medicine (AIIMS Delhi)

DM Nephrology (PGI Chandigarh)

ESE Nephrology (UK)

MRCP(UK)- Royal College of Physicians London


Outcome and Determinants of Outcome of COVID-19 Infection amongst Hemodialysis Patients: Findings from a National Dialysis Network Program in India(March 2021)

A Persistent Penile Ulcer In End Stage Renal Disease: It Is Not Always Calciphylaxis (February 2019)

Sensorimotor neuropathy with chronic kidney disease: A rare etiology (Accepted for publication, Neurology India)

Urine Quinolinate To Tryptophan Ratio At Discharge And Renal Recovery At 4 Months After Community Acquired Aki: A Prospective Cohort Study (Under Process)

Impact of Metered Dose Inhaler Technique Education in a Medical Out Patient Department (August 2018, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research)

Mystifying Toxidrome: A Case of Heroin Body Packer (June 2016, American journal of pharmacology and toxicology)

A Case of Idiopathic CD4 Lymphocytopenia (ICL): Immunological Mystery Leading to Storm of Diseases (December 2017, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research)

Languages Known

Malayalam,English and Hindi

OP Days and Timings

Monday 10 AM  to  1 PM
Tuesday 10 AM  to  1 PM
Wednesday 10 AM  to  1 PM
Thursday 10 AM  to  1 PM
Friday 10 AM  to  1 PM